Family Stories

Katie Wieschowski with her two sons at RMH

Happy Despite the Challenges

Every family has its set of day-to-day and long-term challenges, and some families seem to have more on their plate than others. The Wieschowski Family – Mark and Katie and their kids Joshua, Kai, Isaac, and Austin – are one of those families. When Austin was two months old, he was diagnosed him with respiratory…

Melinda Loe with two daughters at RMH

Coincidence or Fate?

Melinda Loe of Arden Hills, Minnesota was lying in bed the first time she saw the baby’s photo.   A friend on Facebook had posted the photo, taken at Little Flower Projects, a medical foster home in China that cares for special needs children. Suffering a serious heart condition, the child’s future was uncertain. Although…

Tyler Skelton

A Perfect Storm

Christina Skelton was mystified when her 13-year-old son Tyler suddenly began losing weight and feeling ill. A visit to the pediatrician was inconclusive; with the doctor suspecting Tyler had an eating disorder. Christina did not believe this was the problem, but knew that food was causing Tyler to feel nauseous and was contributing to his…

Little girl in Therasuit

Life Changing Treatment for Guatemalan Girl

Can you imagine how heart wrenching it would be to say goodbye to your newborn child every day, not knowing if she would live to see the next day? This is what Diana Lucia-Galindo of Guatemala endured, after her daughter Natalia (Nati) was born prematurely at 30 weeks. Suffering from a multitude of health issues…